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elium cookie statement

1. Parties

In this Cookie Statement, the following should be understood as:

“elium”: elium is a Whatever SA product. Whatever SA is a private limited liability company founded in 2008, organized under the laws of Belgium, having its registered office at Rue du Fond Cattelain 5, B‐1432 Mont -Saint-Guibert, Belgium, and listed in the Central Databank for Enterprises under number BE0889962726 (hereinafter also referred to as “we”, “us” or “our”).
“Visitor” or “user”: the individual who visits the elium website or makes use of a elium service (hereinafter joinly referred to as “you” or “your”).
“Telecommunication Act”: the Act pertaining to various provisions regarding electronic means of communication (URL). This Act transposes into Belgian law the provisions of European Directives 2009/136/EC (URL) and 2009/140/EC (URL).
“Electronic Communications Act”: implementation of Telecommunications Act in Section 129 of the Electronic Communications Act of 13 June 2005 (URL).

2. Definition of cookies

Cookies are small pieces of data or text files sent from a website and stored on your local computer while you are browsing that website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognizes that cookie.

Such cookies may have different purposes. There are technical (functionality) cookies, which allow websites to remember the choices you have made (such as language settings) and to provide enhanced features. Session (temporary) cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. Finally, tracking cookies collect information about how our website is used for managing its performance and design (analytical cookies analyse and record the behaviour you adopt on the website in order to offer you the best possible experience).

The Belgian Electronic Communications Act (Telecommunications Act conversion) contains a number of provisions about cookies and their use on websites. The Belgian implementation is derived from the European e-Privacy directive, which implies that the use of cookies and cookies legislation is harmonized but regulated slightly differently in each European country.

3. What is the aim of these cookies?

elium wants to keep you informed about the cookies it uses. Cookies are essential for us in order to optimise your visit to our website or your use of our services. Cookies can remember every technical choice (e.g., a language setting) you have made, and help us offer you more relevant services and suggestions.

If you want to consult the website of elium or use our services, we recommend enabling cookies. If however, you do not like this, you are free to disable cookies through changing the browser settings (we refer you to Title 5, “How can I manage cookies?”), though this may negatively impact the proper functioning of our website or services or reduce functionalities.

We use cookies both to optimize your experience regarding our website and to help us offer relevant content. Therefore, we guarantee the fact that our cookies are safe. The information that is collected through the use of cookies allows us to detect possible errors and/or demonstrate specific services, which we presume can be useful for you. There is a possibility that we store information that can be directly linked to a user. Some of our cookies may come from carefully selected partners with whom we cooperate and who advertise our services on their website.

4. What type of cookies does elium use?

In order to visit our website or our services, it is recommended that you enable cookies on your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Without enabled cookies, there is a real possibility that we are not able to guarantee an optimized use of our website or our services.

Should you have any questions or comments about cookies after having read this Cookie Statement, feel free to contact us at info@elium.com.